By explode, you mean the glass itself literally blew outward? You'd have to have had one heck of a lot more power than the bulb was designed to handle. I can't see that as a likelihood. Make sure the power is off, replace the bulb with one of the correct size and type for the fixture, and stay well clear when you turn the power on. If the second one blows call an attorney and an electrician, 'cause something seriously wrong happened! If you mean it made a popping noise and you had a brief flash of light (like the old flashbulbs), you just blew a bulb. Replace it. Just make sure the switch is off when you screw the new one in and everything should be cool. Fans tend to lose bulbs pretty often, due to the motion I suppose. They make heavy-duty bulbs, if you are so inclined. I've had good luck with the compact flourescent ones, too. Of course those are no good with a dimmer. Let me know how it turns out!
Turning the switch off opens the circuitand stops the flow of electric charges
No, a switch is used to control the circuit voltage that is applied to the fixture for turning the fixture on and off. The starter in the fluorescent fixture is used to start the current flowing through the filaments in the fixture's tubes. After a specific time, the starter heats up the circuit is opened and the current then flows through the fluorescent tubes.
It just holds the bulb, does not have a switch in the fixture.
The light is wired the same as any voltage fixture. Bring the source voltage to the fixture and connect it to the two fixture wires. If you want to control the off-on of the fixture take the source voltage to a switch first and then out of the switch to the light fixture.
If the question is, can I wire a switch to an existing light fixture (and I must assume that it's something like a pull-chain light fixture), the answer is yes.If the question is, "how do I wire a switch to an existing light fixture that has no external switch", the answer is, "in series".The attached web site gives simple instructions on how to wire a basic light switch to an existing light.See sources and related links below
Going for the switch to the fixture; there should be a "switch leg" colors will be orange yellow brown or purple purple is normally a travler but you never know :P Hook up the hot ie black red or blue to one side of switch and the "switch leg to the other side of the switch that's it for that...Now at the fixture there will be the same color switch leg where you will hook up the power to the actual fixture there will be two or three wires coming out of fixture hook white to white and whatever color your switch leg is to the black coming out of fixture and ground to ground if so used the ground will be green in no ground going back down to the switch then on the mounting bracket there should be a green painted screw strip the green wire out of fixture rap it around the green screw and then tighten it down and there your hooked up!!
You have both a mechanical and electrical issue. From a mechanical standpoint you need the switch mounted securely in the fixture. The switch will have two black wires or two terminals. You need to insert the switch in series with the black wire going to the fixture. Let's say that the black wire from a supply is connected to the black wire in the fixture with a wirenut. Undo the two wires and connect each wire to a wire on the switch.
No. Starter comes in the circuit initially and then cuts off once the tube is on. If you use the switch, it wont be cut off automatically. If you want to use the switch manually then it technically possible to do so
To control a light with a switch, the switch has to be connected in series with the light fixture.
If you are adding the pull chain to an existing fixture then the pull chain switch should have two wires. Wire nut either one to the hot wire coming in and the other to the black wire of the fixture.
well, it's not a requirement, but traditionally a single light on a single switch has hot, neutral and ground brought directly to the light fixture from the panel. this circuit is called the home run. the hot is then run to the switch and back to the light as switched hot, which is used to feed the light. in order to add a second switched light fixture on a separate switch, you could pick up hot, neutral and ground at the first light fixture and carry it in another circuit to the second light fixture (traditionally) OR to the second light switch directly, whichever is easier. if you carried the hot/neutral/ground to the second light fixture, you would then circuit hot and switched hot to/from the second switch. if you carried hot/neutral/ground directly to the second switch, you would have to switch the hot and carry switched hot/neutral/ground to the second light. the same is true if the first switch has the home run, only you would add a circuit from the first switch to the second light fixture (or switch) instead of from the first light fixture.
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In the Diamond Mine, the explosives to blast the rock wall are to the left of the elevator. (There are as many as you need.) Turn off the elevator switch (the sparking wire) and slide a barrel to the rock, then explode it by turning the switch back on. Repeat for the wall.
In the Diamond Mine, the explosives to blast the rock wall are to the left of the elevator. Turn off the elevator switch (the sparking wire) and slide a barrel to the rock, then explode it by turning the switch back on. Repeat for the wall.
An electromagnet requires electric power to be a magnet. You turn it off the same way you turn off a light, by turning the switch.
One. A typical "two way" ON-OFF light switch is a Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) switch with two terminals. It is wired in series with the fixture: that is, the power circuit is routed from the breaker to one side of the switch. The other side of the switch is connected to the "phase" or "power" terminal of the fixture. In a 115VAC single phase circuit, the other terminal of the fixture is connected to neutral. A "three way" switch circuit consists of two switches in different locations, each of which is a Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) switch with three terminals. A typical use would have one switch at the top and the other at the bottom of a set of stairs. For the sake of clarity, we can label the "common" terminal on a SPDT switch the "C" terminal. This terminal is internally connected to one of the other two terminals, call them "A" and "B", depending of the position of the switch. A three way switch is connected with the circuit breaker connected to the "C" terminal on either switch. Conductors connect the "A" terminal on one switch the the "A" terminal on the other switch and the "B" terminal on one switch the the "B" terminal on the other switch. The remaining "C" terminal is connected to the "phase" or "power" terminal of the fixture. The other terminal of the fixture is connected to neutral. Note that, in either case, there is no neutral wire connected to the switch. Ground conductors do connect to the chassis of the switch box and the fixture, but they do not carry current and do not affect the operation of the circuit.
The switch should always be on the HOT side. This way, when the switch is OFF, the light fixture is SAFE. Otherwise, you would have a HOT fixture with no clear return path when the swith is OFF -- very dangerous.
Piggyback off the box for the existing light. Run a wire from the existing junction box to a new junction box (which is placed wherever you want the new fixture). Then, in the existing box, connect the wire coming from the switch, the wire for the existing fixture, and the wire for the new fixture together using wire nuts. Wire up the new fixture, and presto, you have two fixtures on a switch where there was only one before.
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Generally, on most vehicles, the radiator fan is controlled by a thermostatic/electric switch. When the coolant temperature rises to the setpoint, the switch closes, applying electric current to the fan, turning it on. Then, when the coolant temprature has cooled below the setpoint, the switch opens, turnng the fan off.
Without a completed circuit current will not flow. An open circuit would be represented by a room switch in the off position and the light fixture off. Turn the light switch on, current flows and the fixture turns on.
Two options. Change the fixture to a keyed pull-chain, or add a pull-chain adapter to the existing fixture. Both available from Home Depot and others for about $3.